Mohanlal is one of the Padma Shri Award winners of Mollywood. The actor was honoured with this award for his contribution to Indian cinema in 2001. Now, the Padma awards for 2014 was announced recently, and many talents were hounured. Mohanlal congratulated all of them via his official Facebook page.
Mohanlal wrote: It's always a special feeling when the nation recognizes and honours someone with a Civilian Award for their exceptional and distinguished contribution in the fields of their expertise. Hearty Congratulations to Kamal Haasan Sir, Vairamuthu Sir, Radhakrishnan Sir, Paresh Rawal Sir, Santosh Sivan, Vidya Balan, and all others who were conferred with Padma Awards.
Meanwhile, Mohanlal has also posted that he is all set to begin the shooting of his upcoming movie Mr Fraud, directed by B Unnikrishnan. The shooting will begin from February 6. The actor will be joining the sets of Mr Fraud from February 10.
Mohanlal had earlier mentioned that Mr Fraud belongs to the category of Heist films, which is a genre not much tried in Indian films and makers will be trying to present the film in a different light, to give the audience something different than what they've seen till now. The film is expected to be a festival entertainer which projects sheer charisma of the star.
The camera will be wielded by Satheesh Kurup, while the music is composed by Gopi Sundar under the lyrics penned by Chittor Gopi and Hari Narayanan. Manoj handles the editing, while Joseph Nellickal is the production designer of the film. The stunt choreography is done by Stunt Silva and the dance choreography is by Shobi.